The Center for Prevention of Child Abuse in Poughkeepsie, NY is currently seeking volunteers who could assist in our personal safety program. The Personal Safety Program is a prevention program that goes into schools in Dutchess County and talks to kids about keeping their bodies safe. They would mainly be assisting doing puppet shows with elementary school children during school hours. We would love to see if any retired teachers may be interested in volunteering their time to help this wonderful program out!
Long Term Care Community Coalition Ombudsman Program
FREE 2019 Training in the Hudson Valley
Long Term Care Community Coalition Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers in Orange, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster counties who are interested in a flexible opportunity to become a long term care Ombudsman, providing resident centered advocacy in long term care facilities.
For more information please contact 845-229-4680 Gloria@HudsonValleyLTCOP.org
Literacy Connections is dedicated to developing and offering programs and services to support a literate society. We recruit and train volunteers to provide no-cost student-centered tutoring primarily for adults, and we offer programs and services for children and families that promote independence and enrichment through literacy.
Literacy Connections envisions a society in which all people can read, write, and reach their potential.
The services we offer are teaching people English as a new language or helping adults improve their literacy in English.
Our website is literacyconnections.org and contact us at: email@example.com or (845) 341-5460.
Drugwatch.com. We are dedicated to providing seniors with information on prescription/OTC drugs, medical devices, drug recalls, and side effects. We also provide various other resources to those with these health issues. http://www.drugwatch.com/ seniors/
(click on the www to access the website)
Boardnet USA www.boardnetusa.org
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties www.hospiceoforange.com
Mohonk Preserve www.mohonkpreserv
Museum Village 1010 Rt. 17M, Monroe, NY,10950 www.museumvillage.org
Hands-on historical exhibits. Volunteers welcomed.
Peace Corps www.peacecorps.gov
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program www.orangecountygov.com
(type RSVP in the search box and click) (for more details)
The Times Herald-Record's
People for People Fund www.recordspeoplefund.org
Volunteer Match www.volunteermatch.org
Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County www.mentorachild.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County is seeking a few volunteers to serve as van drivers to transport program participants in the Newburgh and Highland area. Volunteers should have a clean driving record, patient with children and feel comfortable in driving a 12-passenger van. Drivers needed for two Saturdays per month (approximately 2 hours driving, with a wait time between program session of 3 hours) and during the week (schedule is flexible, but needed at least 3 hours on day assigned). For more information, contact the Big Brothers Big Sisters office (845-562-5900, ask for Julie Woodward) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County and Orange County
Office for New Americans
The Office for New Americans program serves immigrants by providing free English and Citizenship courses, offering entrepreneurial seminars and informational presentations, and providing high-quality low-cost or free legal services. We are looking for volunteer English tutors to supplement the classroom lessons, U.S. history and government tutors to prepare individuals for the U.S. citizenship test, assistants to the legal staff and community outreach volunteers. Below, I have included descriptions of different ways volunteers can help.
Would you like to help English language learners improve their writing, reading and speaking skills? We are looking for committed tutors to assist our ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students during open tutoring hours. You can create your own weekly hours so long as the schedule is consistent from week to week. We will offer training and study space.
Would you like to help English language learners improve their verbal skills and gain confidence through conversation? We are looking for excellent conversationalists to facilitate practice conversations in English for our ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students. You can create your own weekly hours so long as the schedule is consistent from week to week. We will offer training and study space.
Do you enjoy teaching and want to help immigrants prepare for the U.S. citizenship interview and exam? We in various cateare looking for volunteer Civics Tutors to guide students through English, U.S. history and government study materials for the test. You can create your own hours so long as the schedule is consistent from week to week. We will offer training and study space. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed.
Assist our Immigration Legal Services staff by helping clients collect documents and register for the NaturalizeNY initiative, participating in outreach efforts, translating materials and much more. Volunteering here provides immersion in various fields, such as immigration law and education. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. Very flexible time commitment.
Help spread the word about our free and low-cost immigration legal services, informational presentations and free English and Citizenship classes by becoming a Community Outreach Volunteer. Hang posters and distribute flyers in your community, share information about our programs on social media and refer immigrants to our office. You know your community best! Very flexible time commitment.
For more information about any of these positions, please call
Newburgh office: Jennifer at (845) 562-4736 or e-mail Jennifer.Ramirez@archny.org.
Poughkeepsie office: Dan at 845-452-1400 ext. 4259 or e-mail Daniel.Buzi@archny.org.